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Video Production

January 7, 2014 Author:

The Wolf of Wall Street isn’t known for it’s special effects, but the VFX and compositing work that went into it is impressive. Check out this VFX breakdown to get a behind the scenes look. Read More

The Wolf of Wall Street Visual Effects Breakdown

  • December 20, 2013

    Kickstarters We Dig: Tooga Modular Camera Gear

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    A mount, dolly system and camera cage – totally collapsable, portable and lightweight. With so many practical applications for filmmakers on-the-go, this Kickstarter campaign aims to change the way we think about camera support gear. Read More

  • December 19, 2013

    Lighting for Video: LEDs

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    LEDs are light, relatively inexpensive and require little power, making them an ideal choice for many video pros. In this post we explore the pluses and minuses of LEDs, and how to get the most out of these lights in your video production work. Read More

  • December 16, 2013

    Camera Assistant Essentials

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    Don’t be stuck on set without the right tools in your camera kit! The Black and Blue’s Evan Luzi gives a rundown of what essentials every cameraman (or camera assistant) shouldn’t be without. Read More

  • December 13, 2013

    Breakdown Of The Major Online Indie Film Distribution Platforms

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    What’s the best way to generate views (and revenue!) for your indie film? In this post, we put popular video distribution platforms head-to-head. Learn the advantages/disadvantages of each…and which one is best for your film project. Read More

  • December 3, 2013

    The Essay Structure of Video Editing

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    In this post we take our cues from traditional narrative writing and apply these techniques to video editing. Learn a few tips for crafting a successful story in your video projects. Read More

  • December 2, 2013

    Creative Inspiration: Nearly No Dialogue Films

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    Be inspired by a few films that prove that less is more, when it comes to dialogue. These silent (or near silent) films convey emotion through mood, production style and clever storytelling. Read More